Posts Tagged ‘claymation’

Animated Pirates Movie Made With One Million Stills From Fifty 1D Mark IIIs

High-end DSLRs have already made inroads into the world of professional cinematography, but the new animated movie “The Pirates” was actually shot using only Canon 1D Mark III’s — 50 of them to be exact. The movie, made by Oscar-winning British animation house Aardman (the same people that brought us Wallace and Gromit), is the first full-length feature film the studio has ever shot using only DSLRs. Read more…

Canon 7D Used to Shoot Stop-Motion Episode of NBC’s “Community”

You may have heard that the Canon 5D Mark II has been used to film an episode of “House” on FOX. Now NBC is using a 7D for an upcoming Christmas episode of “Community”. On Thursday, Dec. 9th, 2010, they’re going old school and doing a Rudolph-esque claymation epsiode. Check out these behind-the-scenes videos and you’ll see a Canon DSLR and lens being used.
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Brothers Printer Ads Creatively Blend Stop Motion with Time Lapse

Here are a couple new commercials for Brothers printers that blend stop-motion and time-lapse photography in pretty interesting ways with real people. We love how the technique makes the people look like claymation figures walking around in miniature sets. The foreground is done in stop-motion while time-lapse photography provided the scenes shown in the animated paper.

It would have been crazy if they had actually printed out each individual paper of the scene on the wall.
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